Quebec – January 14, 2013 – Jennifer Turbide is one of 18 BDM Scholarship winners for 2012. Sister Turbide is the spouse of UFCW Canada Local 503 member Daniel Dagenais, an electrical mechanic at Charcuterie La Tour Eiffel in Quebec City.
Belleville, Ont. – January 14, 2013 – Throughout the school year, The Students Against Migrant Exploitation build new partnerships, and launch new chapters with the goal of empowering students in getting involved with social justice issues.
Toronto – January 10, 2013 – The S.A.M.E. will soon make history. On January 17, the Students Against Migrant Exploitation, or The S.A.M.E., will mark the official launch of its very first high-school chapter.
Toronto – January 9, 2013 – A new UFCW Canada resource is now available to all UFCW Canada activists and members. Developed by the UFCW Canada National Council Workplace Rights Committee, the new Health and Safety Survival Guide is freely available in both English and French to support UFCW Canada activists in:
Ottawa – January 8, 2013 – The meeting this week in Ottawa between the Prime Minister, and Idle No More advocates and First Nations leaders must result in more than just a photo opportunity, but Government Boss Stephen Harper's history is not encouraging. One of the first actions Harper took when he first became Prime Minister was to discard the Kelowna Accord — a comprehensive agreement between the federal and provincial governments, and the leaders of five national Aboriginal organizations in Canada to bring equitable education, employment and living conditions to Aboriginal Peoples.
Toronto – January 7, 2013 – For many Canadians, the phrase “Canada: The True North Strong and Free” means that we are free to live in a democratic society where we have the right to freedom of expression and association, but under Government Boss Stephen Harper, many citizens are asking the question: “Is democracy dying?”